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what the initiative is with jerry brown and what the governor is doing. president obama is discussing more and more about the need to raise taxes. it's radical to talk about raising taxes on those who most profitted over the last 20 to 30 years. we are at an opportune moment to get into realities of the challenges of dealing with economic issues. >> then you get a defense budget come out of washington which has in it programs the pentagon is saying we don't want. >> making subs in connecticut. >> they want subs. but, there is a certain reality that -- look at the fence and what happened this week. it was going to be raised. didn't get raised. in that package were defense budgets the pentagon says they don't want funded. they have to be included in the defense budget. >> i agree. to go back to the tax thing, you have to be careful with two thing that is are overlooked. the american federal system of taxes is progressive, very progressive. >> on the books it is. we should make that distinction. >> it is very progressive and way more progressive than countries like the european countries
into straight families. not all are accepting. brian brown and his wife have seven children. the more children someone has the likelier they are to have a gay or lesbian child. to be a gay, male child would be a real nightmare and a struggle but that is often what happens and what changes a family. >> what i think is fascinating about this theory of it is from a very early point in the struggle for gay and lesbian rights as a kind of social movement, explicitly, because it's a long struggle. the political act of coming out was so central for that reason. but there's a level which, i think it's almost to the point where it happened so quickly, you can think it was inevitable. it was also engineered. there was a lot of work that went into this. >> a lot of work and thought. it didn't seem inevitable when they suggested gay people should be inturned or have tattoos on arms or buttocks to stop the spread of aids and hiv. there were dark moments. aids, even, because it outed so many people changed the discussion and changed the dialogue. it outed people as partying gay, chaps of the pride parade. i
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